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About Research Department:

Key activities of Research Directorate includes R&D projects, specification related projects, Establishment of R&D centers, MoU activity with foreign institutes, apex level meeting (on behalf of DG/RDSO) & ISO cell

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Brief recent achievements:

  • Recognition under ‘One nation one standard’ scheme of BIS
  • Integrated Management system(IMS) Certification ( ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018,ISO 50001:2018)  of RDSO
  • Measurement of vertical and lateral forces coming on the rails of straight track in situ condition, in different sections on Indian Railways
  • Design and development of Fibre Bragg Grating ( FBG) based Wheel impact load detector (WILD) system
  • Identification of R&D projects and Training of manpower with Academia

Current assignment in hand:

  • Development of Hydrogen Fuel Cell based hybrid power train for 1200 KW DEMU
  • Testing of Methanol blended fuel on HHP Engine
  • Centre for Railway Research (CRRs) at IITs (Kanpur, Roorkee & Madras)
  • R&D project on Machine Vision Inspection System, development of Composite Brake Beam, Vehicle profile measurement system with Academic institutes.
  • Preparation of specifications for wayside systems
  • Capacity augmentation for R&D activity at RDSO incl. Centres of Excellence, Design Validation facilities



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